Suprascapular notch

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Bone: Suprascapular notch
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Left scapula. Dorsal surface. (Sup. notch visible at top center.)
Latin i. scapulae
Gray's subject #50 204
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
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The suprascapular notch (or scapular notch) is a notch in the lateral part of the upper border of the scapula, just next to the base of the coracoid process.

This notch is converted into a foramen by the superior transverse ligament, and serves for the passage of the suprascapular nerve (but not its corresponding artery); sometimes the ligament is ossified.

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